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Our Mission

Our mission is to provide a safe, secure, clean and quiet community environment, to maintain the property in good condition, offer services and resources to assist in becoming self-sufficient and to ensure the enjoyment of family life, for all residents. Learn more

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NJ State Rental Assistance Program Waiting List Lottery

Please be advised that DCA will be opening the SRAP waiting list. SRAP is a state funded program that provides housing subsidies on behalf of very low-income New Jersey residents, for decent, safe and sanitary housing. Persons applying must meet all applicable SRAP income and eligibility requirements. A total of 4,000 households will be selected through a lottery system to be added to the waiting lists. You must be eighteen (18) years of age or older to apply, or be an emancipated minor. Only one (1) SRAP pre-application per household will be accepted. Please note that only New Jersey residents are eligible to apply for SRAP assistance. A New Jersey resident is defined as someone whose primary residence is in New Jersey and who is present in New Jersey for at least six months prior to applying for SRAP assistance.

SRAP pre-applications can be submitted ONLINE with the use of a personal computer, laptop, smart phone, or tablet by going on-line at No pre-applications will be accepted at the Agency.

The open enrollment period is Monday, JULY 11, 2022, 9:00 a.m. to Friday, JULY 22, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. 

Call DCA-Customer Service Unit for assistance at 609-292-4080, Option 9 on the telephone.


The Tenant Portal is Here! The Portal is Currently Available Only to Dunlap Residents

The Housing Authority is happy to introduce a new Tenant Portal tool to provide additional services for our residents. At this time, tenants can check their rent balance, update contact information, and communicate and send documents for recertification.

In the near future, tenants will also be able to make online rent payments via debit/credit card and e-checks, request work orders, and electronically sign documents.

Dunlap residents will be receiving their registration code and instructions during the week of July 18, 2022. Once on the log-in page, you will click "Register as a New User"

Tenant Portal



Pay Your Rent (Coming Soon)

The Applicant Portal is Here! The Portal is for Current Applicants Only

The Housing Authority of the City of Perth Amboy is happy to introduce to our applicants, a new Applicant Portal web tool to provide additional services by the Housing Authority. Through this Applicant Portal, applicants will be able to view and edit their application information, contact the Housing Authority via direct messaging, view and update their contact/notification preferences, submit and receive documents to and from the Housing Authority through the Secure Document Exchange and view their current waiting list status and position number(s).

La Autoridad de Vivienda de Perth Amboy se complace en presentarles a nuestros solicitantes, una nueva herramienta Web del Portal Del Solicitante, para brindar servicios adicionales por parte de La Autoridad de Vivienda. A través de este portal, los solicitantes podrán ver y editar la información de su aplicación, comunicarse con La Autoridad de Vivienda a través de mensajes directos, ver y actualizar sus preferencias de contacto/notificación, enviar y recibir documentos hacia y desde La Autoridad de Vivienda, mediante intercambio seguro de documentos, ver su estado actual en la lista de espera y ver en que número se encuentran.

Applicant Portal

The Hansen/Stack Apartments one-bedroom waiting list is now CLOSED

Click Here For All Waiting Lists to Check Waiting List Status 

Use the status checker above to check your waiting list status. Please note, if no application information is found that means you did not meet the waiting list criteria that required you to be a Perth Amboy resident to apply, or a U.S. Veteran, or you were not chosen in the lottery. 

Letters and an update form were emailed or mailed to those selected in the Dunlap RAD and Section 8 lottery. It is necessary for you to provide the documentation requested to remain on the waiting list.


News & Notes

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Helpful Links

New Jersey Housing Resource Center

List of Affordable Developments by County

Ending Homelessness in Middlesex County

Affordable Housing Online

2.1.1 New Jersey

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